simian - Dictionary definition and meaning for word simian
SIMIAN - SIMI = SIMILAR and MIAN or MAN, therefore the word SIMIAN means something similar to man. As the ape, gorilla and the chimpanzee are ancestors of man they are termed as SIMIANS.
simian - like a semi man i.e a monkey
simian...think how cricketer symonds look.he looks like a monkey...ttherefore symonds is a simian...